What makes a good leader in today’s world?
What qualities are necessary in a global environment of economic uncertainty and political change, in which - thanks to technology – change happens at warp speed? Participants at INSEAD’s Leadership Summit Middle East in Abu Dhabi in January speak out…
Patient Discusses Clinical Trial For Advanced Breast Cancer
By: mdanderson Seven years ago, Suzanne Hebert was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that spread to her liver and bones. After four rounds of chemotherapy and decreasing response rates, she decided it was time for a change. That change came after advice from a friend, who also had advanced breast cancer, and was enrolled on a clinical trial at MD Anderson. The trial combined two drugs, everolimus, and a hormone therapy called arimidex. A different trial named BOLERO-2, or Breast Cancer
Cancer Research for Stage 1 Lung Cancer
By: mdanderson New cancer research for stage 1 lung cancer is being investigated at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. It’s led by Jack Roth, M.D., professor in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. This clinical trial called STARS (Stereotactic Radiation Therapy Verses Surgery) compares a new type of radiation treatment with a traditional surgery approach. Roth describes this promising new treatment and explains how lung cancer patients may get involved.
Texas 4000 - Biking from Austin to Alaska to Fight Cancer
By: mdanderson Find out what motivates about 50 students from The University of Texas at Austin to pedal bicycles for 70 straight days, riding 4,500 miles from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska. Although each has personal reasons, they collectively ride to fight cancer. The Texas 4000 for Cancer organization has given more than $2.5 million for cancer research. In 2011, it endowed a Distinguished Professorship that provides perpetual funding for a researcher at MD Anderson. In October 2011, severa
Volunteer Makes a Difference for Pediatric Patients
By: mdanderson When Mary Belle Wooddy began volunteering at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital, the five-year survival rate for children with cancer was less than 60%. Wooddy, who has volunteered in the pediatric playroom for 35 years, has seen that survival rate rise to 80% along with a lot of other changes at the hospital. For more information on MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital, visit http://bit.ly/opA4S
Skin Cancer of the Eye – Uveal Melanoma
By: mdanderson Uveal melanoma is a very rare cancer that forms on the eye’s skin tissue, usually in the back part of the eye under the retina (choroid). Sapna Patel, M.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the causes, symptoms and treatment of uveal melanoma. Patel also explains why it is important for everyone to have their eyes examined, even if your vision is 20/20.
These mythological beings have appeared for centuries in Irish folklore, but the pot of gold didn't come until much later. In this video clip, learn more about the origins of the Leprechauns. (1:18)
Open Classroom - 2/29/12 #6 Q&A
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 2/29/12: Feeding Boston: The View from the Front Lines Lectures: Maureen Timmons - Director of Dining Services, Northeastern University Jose Duarte - Chef/Owner, Taranta Alison Fong - Owner, Bon Me food truck Phil Bannatyne - Owner, Cambridge Brewing Company The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs selects a critica
Cómo llegó Colón a America (en español)
Colón redactó un proyecto con el que pretendía buscar la ayuda económica necesaria para realizar un viaje de prueba. Después de que en Portugal se negaran a financiar su plan, finalmente los Reyes Católicos decidieron apostar por el navegante. (04:15)
Saturday Scholar Series: Combatting Extremism: Democratic Virtues and Pluralism in Islam
Asma Afsaruddin, Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies Learn More: About Asma Afsaruddin:http://al.nd.edu/resources-for/faculty-and-staff/faculty-list/bio/aafsarud/ Related News: Saturday Scholar Series to kick off football weekend:http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/9589
Countdown to TechEd Europe 2012: Found in Translation This week we have guest host Vikram Dendi, Director of Product Management in Machine Translation at Microsoft Research. We talk translator widgets, how things work behind the scenes, and how you can help translate the event website! We also have other updates about how to meet your fellow delegates and show off your TechEd pride with Author(s):
This week we have guest host Vikram Dendi, Director of Product Management in Machine Translation at Microsoft Research. We talk translator widgets, how things work behind the scenes, and how you can help translate the event website! We also have other updates about how to meet your fellow delegates and show off your TechEd pride with Author(s):
Introducing the environment: Ecology and ecosystems
What is ecology and why is it important to our understanding of the world around us? This unit looks at how we can study ecosystems to explore the effect that humans are having on the environment.
2011 Rutgers Entrepreneurship Day - SNR Denton Elevator Pitch Competition
View the SNR Denton Elevator Pitch Competition during 2011 Rutgers Entrepreneurship Day
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Mrs. Wheeler's Kid Town Commercials
We Are the Explorers
Why do we explore? Simply put, it is part of who we are, and it is something we have done throughout our history. In NASA's new video, "We Are the Explorers," we take a look at that tradition of reaching for things just beyond our grasp and how it is helping us lay the foundation for our greatest journeys ahead.
Tip of the Week: eGIFT, extracting gene information from text
By: OpenHelix This week's tip is on eGIFT, a tool that allows you to extract information from text. For more information, check out the post at http://blog.openhelix.eu/wp-admin/post.php?post=11293
Resultados de Investigación- Objetos de Aprendizaje Móviles- Transposición Didáctica
By: achiappe Este video es un recurso de socialización y popularización de los resultados de investigación del proyecto de Investigación titulado: "El Diseño de Objetos de Aprendizaje para Dispositivos Móviles: ¿Qué pasa con la Trasnposición Didáctica?
Oil rig jobs - A challenging yet rewarding career
By: albertaoil123 http://www.albertaoilcareers.com There exist different options of oil rig jobs and a few examples of them are like Roughneck, Brazer and Welder, Motorman, Derickhand, Driller, Crane operator, Petroleum Engineer and so many other varieties of jobs.